Amulet of Pataikos
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
1 × 7/16 × 5/16 in. (2.5 × 1.1 × 0.8 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Amulet of Pataikos, 664-332 B.C.E. Faience, 1 × 7/16 × 5/16 in. (2.5 × 1.1 × 0.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.993E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.993E_view01.jpg)
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Bright blue glazed faience figure of Pataikos. The piece seems to have been formed in an open mold. The glaze is applied thickly and unevenly. The back of the piece is flat. The nude dwarf-shaped god has its head pierced with an eyelet hole.
Condition: Brown incrustation in hollows; small hole in bottom of plinth.
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